By Steve Doty | 11/26/13 11:41 AM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's approval ratings have gone from bad to worse and are sinking even lower among members of his own party, a new Public Policy Polling poll shows. In the poll released Tuesday, the Republican governor clings to a 24 percent approval rating while 65 percent of the...
By Eric Boehm | 11/20/13 04:59 PM
Lily Haskell was arrested while attending a peace rally in San Francisco in March 2009. Police took her fingerprints and swabbed the inside of her cheek to collect a sample of Haskell's DNA, which was entered into a state database and shared with a federal database run by the Federal Bureau of...
By Charles Hoskinson | 11/20/13 02:04 PM
Memo to GOP leaders: Virginia's over you and it's time to find a new relationship with Pennsylvania. That's what The Federalist blog is saying in an analysis calling for a complete overhaul of the party's electoral strategy.
By Ashe Schow | 11/19/13 12:48 PM
President Obama, who never misses an opportunity to compare himself to President Lincoln, missed a big one Tuesday: the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
11/17/13 10:03 PM
PITTSBURGH — Some of the Democrats who are challenging Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett have significantly different views from the Republican on how to regulate and tax the state's booming gas drilling industry, and they're trying to make it an issue with voters. With Corbett taking a firm...
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/15/13 06:51 AM
Senate Republicans are signaling that they believe they can pick up an open Senate seat in Michigan next year despite the state's traditional Democratic bent.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 03:52 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A bill that would shift final decisions on designating Pennsylvania's endangered species from the state's wildlife and fish agencies to a panel of five political appointees advanced a step in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday. The bill's sponsor, Rep....
By Marc Levy | 11/13/13 09:55 AM
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A drop in the amount of federal Medicaid matching dollars for Pennsylvania's services for the poor and disabled could be the latest significant budget challenge facing Gov. Tom Corbett, administration officials said Tuesday. Corbett's Department of Public Welfare secretary,...
By Steve Doty | 11/12/13 12:41 PM
With his approval ratings in the tank, the race to challenge Republican Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett in 2014 is attracting many candidates and a new poll out Tuesday shows there's a clear front-runner. Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz leads a six-way Democratic primary poll by 7 points....
11/11/13 10:57 AM
Even as the Philadelphia School District grapples with a high-profile financial crisis, its leaders must also fight a quieter, more insidious, and potentially far more expensive problem: maintaining its aging portfolio of more than 200 schools. With an average age of 63, the buildings are beset...
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